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The Spectre Looming Over Star Wars


A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away…

Fans know these words by heart, as they’re usually the mood setting for a story involving good vs evil, space ships, lovable rogues, and easily familiar archetypes. Star Wars is one one those IPs that has become a cultural mainstay. Despite thematic blunders, it exists as this expansive and ever evolving universe to visit and explore. If there’s one downside to it now, or even 10 years ago, its a universe obsessed with the past.  Continue reading The Spectre Looming Over Star Wars

Review of Obi-Wan & Anakin #1

Obi-Wan & Anakin 1 Marco Checchetto
Marco Checchetto

By Charles Soule, Marco Checchetto & Andres Mossa

Marvel rings in the New Year with their latest Star Wars limited series. Unlike the majority of their Star Wars product, however, this one does not unfold in the immediate aftermath of A New Hope. Set instead during the prequels era, it shifts the focus to Obi-Wan Kenobi and his young Padawan, Anakin Skywalker. The different period is a plus for the book; readers may still be in familiar territory, but at least it is less well-trod than the standard post-Hope terrain. The concept of exploring Obi-Wan and Anakin’s dynamic through their normal Jedi duties (as opposed to diving into The Clone Wars yet again) has a lot of potential. Based on the installment, Obi-Wan and Anakin is off to a good start in fulfilling that promise.
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